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The Turner Contemporary art gallery (and four other reasons to visit Kent)

The Turner Contemporary art gallery (and four other reasons to visit Kent)

1. Whitstable Whitstable is a dinky little seaside town that blends traditional charm with a modern arty vibe. Considering its size, it’s brimming with modish boutiques and an excellent selection […]

by × October 26, 2012 × 1 comment

People

Five minutes with: The Treasures – hip tailor-made tours in Barcelona and Madrid

Five minutes with: The Treasures – hip tailor-made tours in Barcelona and Madrid

For most of us, unearthing the heart of a city is somewhat challenging. You can research all you like, but there’s nothing better than an insider’s perspective for seeking out […]

by × August 7, 2012 × 2 comments

Places

Five must-visit places in New England

Five must-visit places in New England

Provincetown, Massachusetts sits on the very tip of Cape Cod. Surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean, follow the crowds and visit the ever-so-cute Commercial Street for quirky souvenir shopping and […]

by × July 29, 2012 × 1 comment

Food & Drink

Le Chateaubriand, Paris – dinner at the 15th best restaurant in the world

Le Chateaubriand, Paris – dinner at the 15th best restaurant in the world

Le Chateaubriand, located in the heart of Paris and ranked as number 15 on the San Pellegrino list of the World’s Best Restaurants, is not as swanky-looking as one might […]

by × July 8, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

Five alternative honeymoon destinations

Five alternative honeymoon destinations

We’re all about embracing your inner adventurer, and who else would make a better exploring buddy than the love of your life? Think of the films Up and more recently, […]

by × July 7, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

Holiday with the National Trust

Holiday with the National Trust

As an avid reader of Dickens and Hardy, it’s long been a dream of mine to bonnet-up and live the life of a fictional character from the early 1900s (or […]

by × February 5, 2012 × 0 comments

Food & Drink, Places

Ferdi's burgers. Image: Ferdi

Three of the best burgers in Paris

The classic French offerings on restaurant menus are always a treat – escargot, langoustines dripping in cream, foie gras and steak tartare. But believe me when we tell you, the hero […]

by × February 4, 2012 × 0 comments

Places

Top five: weird and wonderful hotels

Top five: weird and wonderful hotels

Ever wondered what it would be like to design a hotel drawn solely from your imagination, without being made to come back down to earth? Well as it happens, clever […]

by × November 17, 2011 × 0 comments

Places

Explore colourful and charismatic Cuba

Explore colourful and charismatic Cuba

Always been meaning to go to Cuba? So have we. The largest island in the Caribbean has an abundance of character, history and natural beauty and is a must-see destination. […]

by × October 19, 2011 × 1 comment

Places

Escape to the melting pot of Delhi

Escape to the melting pot of Delhi

If Mumbai is the place that immediately springs to mind when you think of a trip India, why not also consider going to India’s capital Delhi. Secret Escapes is now […]

by × October 13, 2011 × 0 comments